The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 108 119 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 26 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.24% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.30% 3.68% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 30
Average daily rate £300 £310 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £203 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £488 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
356 163 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.23% 6.53% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 102 88
Average daily rate £450 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £314 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.72 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 18 £300 -3.22% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £225 -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 21 (56.76%) HP
1 21 (56.76%) ISEB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
3 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
6 12 (32.43%) Selenium
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) .NET
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) Test Management
9 8 (21.62%) Load Testing
9 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Analytics
11 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (16.22%) SAP
11 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) Publishing
12 5 (13.51%) Banking
12 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
12 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
13 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
13 4 (10.81%) JIRA
13 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
13 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
14 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
2 12 (32.43%) Selenium
3 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Publishing
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
1 22 (59.46%) Test Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Test Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Test Leader
3 6 (16.22%) Web Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Web Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Test Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Test Management
4 8 (21.62%) Load Testing
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.41%) Line Management
10 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) ISEB
2 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Genesys
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Verint
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 10 days ago